Sociology: Themes and Perspectives

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9780003275070: Sociology: Themes and Perspectives

Sociology: Themes and Perspectives has been the bestselling textbook for sociology students for more than 20 years and has sold nearly a million copies worldwide. The fifth edition of this leading textbook is authoritative, comprehensiv e and bang up to date with new sociological research. 1. Sociological Perspectives 2. Social Stratification 3. Sex and Gender 4. Race, Ethnicity and Nationality 5. Poverty and Social Exclusion 6. Crime and Deviance 7. Religion 8. Families and Households 9. Power, Politics and the State 10. Work, Unemployment and Leisure 11. Organisations and Bureaucracy 12. Education 13. Culture and Identity 14. Methodology 15. Theory Bibliography Index

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Mike Haralambos, based in Ormskirk, Lancashire, is a prolific author of sociology textbooks. He is also Managing Director of his own Educational publishing house, Causeway Press. Martin Holborn who lives in Preston, Lancashire, is a lecturer of sociology at Preston College. He also teaches access students and undergraduates. Both authors are active members of the Association for the Teaching of Social Sciences (ATSS).

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"Excellent, got me to university and through it ... It was an easy read, explained the concepts in very simple terms and illustrated debate with clarity, whilst remaining a readable reference book ... it was so good that I loaned my copy out and it was never returned..." Review by an Access student on Amazon.co.uk"This book has been of great help to me during my first year at Greenwich University where I am studying a B.A. in Childhood Studies, especially the chapters on the family and education. I will be buying the new edition of this soon. It is definitely worth the money." Review by an undergraduate student on Amazon.co.uk"Continuing in the tradition of the 'blue bible', this book is so excellent simply because it is so comprehensive. An excellent all-round summary of sociology." Review by Mark Kirby, AS/A-level teacher and author, on Amazon.co.uk

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